You make a critical point, Emily Fisher. Fighting back against our oppressors is so important to our mental health.

Accepting bigotry and stigmatization is a sure fired way of succumbing to internalized homophobia and all of its corrosive toxicity.

Not only is fighting bigotry importing for practical reasons, but for reasons of our own emotional and mental well being.

Jim

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